Swinburne University of Technology

Diploma of Library and Information Services

BSB52115

Hawthorn

This diploma prepares you to work effectively in a variety of public and private library settings with the technical and managerial skills needed to plan, organise and manage teams.

There are multiple ways to study Diploma of Library and Information Services with Swinburne University of Technology

  • $9,333*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Full time (12 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $13,900*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Hawthorn

    • August 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • Blended

    Blended Full time (12 months)

  • Hawthorn

    • March 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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Entry Requirements
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One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Cultural Centre Director
  • Library Technician
  • Small Museum or Gallery Manager

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Library and Information Services with Swinburne University of Technology, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 19 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Manage quality customer service
    BSBCUS501

  • Lead team effectiveness
    BSBLDR403

  • Consolidate and maintain industry knowledge
    BSBLIB402

  • Develop and promote activities, events and public programs
    BSBLIB503

  • Monitor compliance with copyright and licence requirements
    BSBLIB513

  • Extend own information literacy skills to locate information
    BSBLIB604

  • Identify and resolve client ICT problems
    ICTSAS410

Elective Units

12 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide multimedia support
    BSBLIB303

  • Use established cataloguing tools
    BSBLIB305

  • Obtain information from external and networked sources
    BSBLIB406

  • Search library and information databases
    BSBLIB407

  • Maintain digital repositories
    BSBLIB506

  • Promote literature and reading
    BSBLIB507

  • Provide subject access and classify material
    BSBLIB509

  • Research and analyse information to meet customer needs
    BSBLIB511

  • Contribute to collection management
    BSBLIB603

  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBWOR501

  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
    ICTWEB201

  • Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
    SITTGDE304

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
258
Provider Type
Government
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